Closures On 91 On-Ramp

Photo courtesy: Riverside County Transportation Commission The map shown above is the detour route for eastbound travelers.

Photo courtesy: Riverside County Transportation Commission
The map shown above is the detour route for eastbound travelers.

Staff Reports

Inland Empire-The Riverside County Transportation Commission has announced the reconfiguration of a 91 on-ramp and closure of nearby streets in Corona, beginning on May 16.

“As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s (RCTC) 91 Project, the westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp will be reconfigured to run parallel to westbound Pomona Road and enter the 91 just before the Smith Street overpass,” according to a news release. This reconfiguration will start Monday, May 16 at 4 a.m. through the end of 2016. Also, Pomona Road Eastbound will be closed from Industrial Way to just west of the westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp. Pomona Road Westbound will remain open.

“As a detour for eastbound travel, motorists can head north on Smith Avenue and then east on Railroad Street to Lincoln Avenue,” according to Riverside County Transportation Commission.

“The reconfiguration of the on-ramp will allow crews to widen the roadway and the new westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp that will connect directly from the Lincoln Avenue bridge,” added the Riverside County Transportation Commission.

In preparation for this reconfiguration, Pomona Road will be closed in both directions to through travel from just west of the Lincoln Avenue on-ramp to Industrial Way, starting Saturday, May 14 at 9 p.m. This new configuration will open Monday, May 16 at 4 a.m. Flaggers will be on site to allow access to local businesses on Saturday night to Monday morning.

Please note that closures may change depending on weather, field conditions or other operational factors.

For questions, please call the helpline or visit www.sr91project.info.